By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country's most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power Tuesday
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors: An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Human remains found ravaged by one or more brown bears on a southeast Alaska island are likely from a Sitka man overdue on a boating trip, Sitka police said Monday.
Police confirmed the death Sunday and said remains found on Chichagof
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - When Marland Lawrence entered the fire academy after coming home from the Navy, he was surprised to find out he was not the only veteran in his class. Almost everyone else had also just left the military.
Lawrence was one of 28 veterans in
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Microsoft says it has settled a computer-fraud case against a website operated by a Chinese businessman that had become a major hub for illicit Internet activity.
The software company announced Tuesday that Peng Yong, the registered owner of
By KEN MILLERAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An oil refinery employee remained in critical condition Sunday at an Oklahoma City hospital as work resumed at the facility where an explosion earlier in the weekend left him injured and another worker dead.
Friday's blast at a boiler
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina authorities used a helicopter and bloodhounds Monday to search for a convicted killer who walked away from a state prison farm more than five hours before the public was notified.
James J. Ladd was first noticed missing
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
TEL RIFAAT, Syria (AP) - The days are still warm across the fertile plains of northern Syria around Aleppo, but night brings a chill - an ominous harbinger of winter's approach and the deepening of the already severe humanitarian crisis gripping a country
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A French-owned telecommunications company has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a whistleblower's lawsuit over the testing of a 911-style emergency response system in Iraq, the Justice Department said Friday.
Lucent Technologies World
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will launch a new trade enforcement case against China Monday, using the power of incumbency to counter Republican Mitt Romney's criticism that he is ceding American jobs to the Asian power.